Where does Chrome store history?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Cutwolf, Oct 11, 2010.

  1. Cutwolf macrumors 6502

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    Hi all --

    I'm trying to find where Chrome stores browser history.

    I know I can access it right in the browser, but I want to actually access the location of it on my computer.

    The reason is that there was something I visited in early September that I need to find now, but when I browse the history in the browser, it stops approximately two days after I visited it (page 92). However, when I search for various things using the search box, it shows results from as far back as August 31.

    So, I wanted to browse the actual storage location since it seems that it's a browser error rather than not actually having the history.

    Thanks guys!
     
  2. Mal macrumors 603

    Mal

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    ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/History

    It's in SQLlite format, however, so not an easy read. Searching for some part of the name or URL might help though.

    jW
     
  3. jonsuh macrumors member

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  4. toke lahti macrumors 68000

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    I'd need to make quick look at my histtory in July.
    Can you guide how to do that with RazorSQL?
     
  5. CJ Kim, Jul 25, 2014
    Last edited: Jul 25, 2014

    CJ Kim macrumors newbie

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    I cannot find Chrome web history files in that location on OSX 10.9.4

    I found ~/Library/Application Support/ but not /Google/ in /Application Support/.
     
  6. Rob4071 macrumors newbie

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  7. wato3 macrumors newbie

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    Make sure you are navigating from your home directory i.e. your User directory. Not the root directory. ~/Library may be hidden by default if you are browsing in Finder. You can still access it in Finder by using Spotlight and typing the path you want.
     

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